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The Gray Area Grand Theater
Jan 14, 2017 - Jan 15, 2017
The Celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the First Human Be-In – “The event that started it all.”
Rededication to the Values of the 1960s – Peace, Love, Community & Activism
• Featuring the 1960s Allstar Band with musicians from many of San Francisco’s legendary bands playing a once in a lifetime Jam for Peace
• Appearances from Wavy Gravy, Grateful Dead publicist and author Dennis McNally, Grateful Dead lyricist and EFF co-founder John Perry Barlow, Ann Cohen of San Francisco Oracle, Beat Museum founder Jerry Cimino, Poets Jack Hirshman and Pathways to Peace founder Avon Mattison, Adil Kassam of Unify,com, Mikey Siegel of Consciousness Hacking, cannabis pioneers Nikki Lastreto and Swami Chaitanya, Unity Foundation director Bill McCarthy, Digital Be-In founder Michael Gosney, and others TBA
• Special video messages of Peace from Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh, Kenny Loggins, Michelle Phillips, Peter Coyote. Jane Goodall and many others
• Virtual Reality exhibits and light shows
A once-in-a-lifetime Jam for Peace will feature members of some of the San Francisco’s most iconic rock bands, including Big Brother and the Holding Company, Country Joe and the Fish, The Blues Project, Sons of Champlin, Electric Flag, Stoneground and The Youngbloods.
Event elements include a ceremonial Rededication to the Values of Peace, Love, Community and Activism.
Video messages of peace from Peter Coyote, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, Michelle Phillips, Dr. Jane Goodall, Kenny Loggins, Joe Walsh, Tavis Smiley, Edward James Olmos, Linda Gray, Ed Asner, Olympian Marilyn King and other luminaries.
Virtual Reality demos include the U.N.’s “Clouds Over Sidra” Syrian refugee camp and the Stanford Ocean Acidification Experience, which takes viewers to the bottom of the sea then fast-forwards to the end of the century.
The event will be live streamed on www.peacechannel.com.
The Human Be-In 50th benefits the Haight Ashbury Free Clinics, founded in 1967 and still serving the local community and its visitors in 2017.